Governor Ducey Shows Disdain For Arizona Voters For Enacting Invest In Ed

I have corrected this Arizona Daily Star headline for accuracy. Ducey talks disdain for Arizona’s new education tax, vows fast fix: A new voter-approved tax on high-earning Arizonans [Prop. 208, Invest In Ed] that will boost education spending is firmly in Gov. Doug Ducey’s crosshairs, with the Republican vowing Friday to see Proposition 208’s new … Read more

Republican AGs Want To Take COVID Stimulus Funds From Local Governments To Subsidize Tax Cuts

A Last-Minute Add to The Stimulus Bill Was Meant to Restrict State Tax Cuts so that states could not steal COVID Relief funds from the recipients Congress deemed deserving of aid and use the federal funds to subsidize tax cuts for the usual suspects, i.e., corporations and the wealthy. A last-minute change in the $1.9 … Read more

‘The Era of Trickle-Down Tax Cuts For the Wealthy Is Over’

The caption is a play on President Bill Clinton’s oft-quoted line “the era of big government is over.” People always forget that it was immediately followed by “but we cannot go back to the time when our citizens were left to fend for themselves. We must go forward as one America, one nation working together, to meet … Read more

The COVID-19 Relief Bill Is ‘A Big Effin’ Deal’ (As Joe Biden Might Say) (Updated)

The “lamestream media” coverage of passage of the COVID-19 Relief bill tended to focus on the fact that it was not “bipartisan,” i.e., that not one Republican in Congress voted for the most popular bill since raising the minimum wage in 2007, supported by 76% of Americans and even 60% of Republicans. That is almost … Read more